Starting a business is a lonely journey that requires a lot of time, efforts and personal sacrifices. The risk of starting a company is huge, but when a powerful idea is born, acting on it seems like the only option. When the path gets rocky many entrepreneurs feel like they are so close to giving up. In these hard times finding inspiration is what can save your business. If you are looking for motivation to continue your startup journey no matter what or you just need an extra push to empower you to pursue your dream and start a business, you are very likely to find what you look for from the stories of some of the most successful entrepreneurs of our times. In these three very interesting TED Talks you will hear the stories of the people behind Tesla, Uber and Airbnb.
Elon Musk does not need any introduction – as one of the most popular serial entrepreneurs of our times he is extensively known for his strong passion for innovation. In his TED Talk with Chris Anderson, he talks about his future ambitious and visionary projects.
During his TED Talk, Travis Kalanick, co-founder of the transportation network company Uber, talks about the origin of the idea, about discovering the potential and benefits of it and the way the business around this idea was eventually created.
In this TED Talk, Joe Gebbia, co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Airbnb, shares the story of how the idea of creating an online marketplace that connects people looking to rent their homes to people searching for accommodations was born, shares how he pitched the idea to Brain Chesky and what was the outcome from their first investor pitch.